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    Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos

    Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos
    • Sports
    • 40 minutes ago
    Golf

    Register for the Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

    Register for the Detroit News / GAM Hole In One ContestThe Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest is back.
    • Golf
    • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    College

    Ex-CMU star, nation’s top scorer Keene to play in Italy

    Ex-CMU star Marcus Keene to play in ItalyMarcus Keene is headed overseas.
    • College
    • 4 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions’ Caldwell faces longest odds to be coach of year

    Caldwell faces longest odds to be coach of yearAccording to Bovada, he’s tied, along with six others, for the longest odds to win the league’s Coach of the Year.
    • Lions
    • 3 hours, 48 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Kinsler on Angel Hernandez: ‘He’s messing with games, blatantly’

    Kinsler: Ump ‘messing with games, blatantly’Tigers' second baseman doesn't hold back feelings on umpire a day after his ejection.
    • Tigers
    • 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Michigan tight ends in 'really good battle' to replace Jake Butt

    UM TEs in ‘really good battle’ to replace ButtThere are several candidates at tight end, and Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh gave high marks to all of them, particularly Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
    • Wolverines
    • 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Torn between dreams and grim reality, Verlander soldiers on

    Torn between dreams and grim reality, Verlander soldiers onRight-hander torched for three homers as Detroit drops fifth in six games in 10-4 shellacking Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
    • Tigers
    • 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Spartans

    Ex-MSU player Donnie Corley enrolls at Wayne County Community College

    Ex-MSU player Donnie Corley enrolls at WCCCThe receiver, who was dismissed from school after being charged in a sexual assault on campus, will not be playing football since college doesn't have a team.
    • Spartans
    • 14 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions latest to protest use of logo by white nationalists

    Lions protest use of logo by white nationalistsThe Red Wings aren’t the only local sports team upset about their logo being used Saturday by a white nationalist group in Charlottesville, Va.
    • Lions
    • 22 hours, 31 minutes ago
    More Sports

    Grosse Pointe defies odds, enjoys ride to World Series

    Grosse Pointe defies odds, enjoys ride to SeriesGrosse Pointe opens World Series play at 7 p.m. Thursday against the Southwest Region champ from Lufkin, Texas.
    • More Sports
    • 15 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions mailbag: How do Lions replace Kerry Hyder?

    Lions mailbag: How do Lions replace Hyder?Justin Rogers of The Detroit News took readers' questions for his weekly Detroit Lions mailbag.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Tigers

    Starters leaving Tigers in mound of despair

    Starters leaving Tigers in mound of despairOver last six games, they have allowed 32 runs and 11 home runs in 29⅔ innings.
    • Tigers
    • 17 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    Wings prospect Zablocki a pest with scoring punch

    Wings prospect Zablocki has knack for the netZablocki looks as if he’s entering junior high, and needs to grow physically, but don’t let his appearance fool you.
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Spartans

    MSU defense looks to restore its sacks appeal

    MSU defense looks to restore its sacks appealMichigan State used to bring the pressure, but last year had just 11 sacks, tied for third fewest in the country.
    • Spartans
    • 14 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Trieu: Versatile Sammy Faustin adds to Michigan’s big DB finds

    Trieu: Versatile Sammy Faustin adds to Michigan’s big DB findsNaples (Fla.) defensive back Sammy Faustin committed to Michigan earlier in the month, at a time when the Wolverines had received several new commitments.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Wolverines

    Harbaugh: Violent protesters ‘embarrassments’ to U.S.

    Harbaugh: Violent protesters ‘embarrassments’ to U.S.Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has never shied away from political issues, often making his stance known through Twitter.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Wolverines

    Botched punt, Clowney hit make ESPN’s ‘viral’ top 10

    Botched punt, Clowney hit make ESPN’s ‘viral’ top 10ESPN listed its 10 favorite viral moments in the past 10 years in college football; UM was included in two of them.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Tigers

    Fulmer discovers mechanical flaw in bullpen session

    Fulmer discovers mechanical flaw in bullpen sessionAll-Star right-hander is mired in a bit of a slump, yielding 19 runs in his last 21? innings.
    • Tigers
    • 19 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    CBS: UM’s Bredeson, Skyline’s Hayes ready to break out

    CBS: UM’s Bredeson, Skyline’s Hayes ready to break outUM’s Ben Bredeson and Notre Dame’s Daelin Hayes are among CBS Sports’ top 15 breakout stars for the 2017 season.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Sports

    Wednesday sports on TV/radio
    A complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio

    Wednesday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio
    • Sports
    • 18 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions place Hyder, James on IR; release 2 more

    Lions place Hyder, James on IR; release 2 moreThe Lions also released guard Matt Rotheram and wide receiver Ryan Spadola.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    NFL

    Dolphins CB, ex-MSU star Lippett tears Achilles tendon

    Dolphins CB, ex-MSU star Lippett tears Achilles tendonLippett, who started 13 games last year and had four interceptions, was expected to be the No. 3 cornerback.
    • NFL
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Lions

    Kobe Bryant tweets support for Lions’ Kerry Hyder

    Kobe Bryant tweets support for Lions’ Kerry HyderThe Lions’ defensive end went down with what could be a season-ending Achilles tendon injury Sunday.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Lions

    Report: Lions' Copeland out for season with torn pec

    Report: Lions’ Copeland out for season with torn pecHe was injured making a tackle in the fourth quarter against the Colts when a teammate and the ball carrier both fell on top of him.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 18 hours ago
    John Niyo

    Niyo: Stress is tie that binds Jim Harbaugh’s staff

    Niyo: Stress is tie that binds Jim Harbaugh’s staffWolverines head coach runs a 24-7 operation and his assistants are expected to keep pace.
    • John Niyo
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Pistons

    Pistons' Andre Drummond passes sniff test

    Pistons’ Andre Drummond passes sniff testCenter plays first game since offseason sinus surgery in high-altitude -- 5,700 feet above sea level -- in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Lions

    Justin Rogers' initial projection for the Lions’ roster

    Justin Rogers’ initial projection for the Lions’ rosterHere is our initial projection for how the Detriot Lions’ roster will shake out.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Tigers

    Fulmer rusty in return; Kinsler, Ausmus ejected in Tigers' loss

    Fulmer rusty in return; Kinsler, Ausmus ejected in Tigers’ lossThe emotional highlight for the Tigers came in the fifth inning when Ian Kinsler and manager Brad Ausmus were ejected.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Lions

    Lions' A'Shawn Robinson cements status as robust DT

    Lions’ A’Shawn Robinson cements status as robust DTLast year's second round pick stood out in second series of team's 24-10 preseason victory over Colts, dominating guard Jack Mewhort on third down.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 18 hours ago
    Spartans

    MSU’s Tyson Smith works to put stroke behind him

    MSU’s Tyson Smith works to put stroke behind himTyson Smith is back on the field practicing with Michigan State after suffering a stroke late last year.
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Wolverines

    Michigan’s Chris Evans preaches power of positive thinking

    Michigan’s Chris Evans preaches power of positive thinkingMichigan sophomore running back Chris Evans is generous with his compliments and gracious with his thanks.
    • Wolverines
    • 2 days, 3 hours ago
    Spartans

    MSU’s Brandon Randle embraces work at defensive end

    MSU’s Brandon Randle embraces work at defensive endAs much as Randle is relying on his physical ability to make a difference, it’s his approach that is standing out.
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Red Wings

    Red Wings among suitors for FA defenseman Will Butcher

    Red Wings among suitors for FA defenseman Will ButcherHobey Baker winner had 7 goals and 30 assists (37 points) in 43 games with a plus-27 plus-minus-rating last season.
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Pistons

    Rod Beard breaks down 2017-18 Pistons' schedule

    Rod Beard breaks down 2017-18 Pistons’ scheduleThe Pistons have more than a few hurdles to clear if they are to make the playoffs in their new home Little Caesars Arena.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Pistons

    Pistons to open season Oct. 18 at LCA; full schedule here

    Pistons to open season Oct. 18 at LCA; full schedule hereThe NBA released its regular-season schedule — and with it, the Pistons’ first regular-season game at its new home.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Wolverines

    ‘Iron sharpens iron’: Michigan O-line takes shape under heat

    ‘Iron sharpens iron’: Michigan O-line takes shape under heatMany questions remain as a starting five has not been revealed ahead of the Wolverines' Sept. 2 opener vs. Florida in Arlington, Texas.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Lions

    Lions' Greg Robinson getting up to speed

    Lions’ Greg Robinson getting up to speedOffensive lineman allowed just one pass-rush pressure in 25 snaps proctecting the quarterback while playing the first half Sunday.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    Tigers

    Breaking through: McCann's shorter swing brings big results

    Breaking through: McCann’s shorter swing brings big resultsTigers catcher is hitting .364 since July 16 and has hit safely in 19 of 22 games entering Monday night's game against the Rangers.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Lions

    Lions hold off saying Hyder is out for the season

    Lions hold off saying Hyder is out for the seasonCoach Jim Caldwell says the team will announce something within the next 48 hours, downplaying NFL Network report that player has torn Achilles tendon.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    Red Wings

    DeKeyser lauds Wings’ additions Daley, Witkowski

    DeKeyser lauds Wings’ additions Daley, WitkowskiEveryone around the Wings has been excited about the addition of Trevor Daley. Add Danny DeKeyser to the list.
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    High Schools

    MSU commit Thomas Kithier transfers to Clarkston

    MSU commit Thomas Kithier transfers to ClarkstonThe 6-foot-8 forward averaged 25.1 points and 6.4 assists for Macomb Dakota, which won the state Class A championship.
    • High Schools
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Big Ten

    Wisconsin's Chris James among likely impact transfers

    Wisconsin’s Chris James among likely impact transfersRunning back Chris James and cornerback Nick Nelson step into prominent roles with Badgers.
    • Big Ten
    • 15 hours ago
    Tigers

    Reality check: VerHagen accepts return to bullpen

    Reality check: VerHagen accepts return to bullpenThe Tigers' brain trust believe the right-hander's ability to get ground-ball outs plays better in the bullpen.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    Golf

    ESPN: Tiger Woods had 5 different drugs in his system during DUI arrest

    ESPN: Tiger Woods had 5 different drugs in his system during DUI arrestGolfer pleaded to reckless driving in exchange for authorities dropping DUI charge last week.
    • Golf
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Sports

    Little League World Series schedule

    Little League World Series scheduleHere is the schedule for this week's double-elimination Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. The team from Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores qualified for the World Series on Saturday.
    • Sports
    • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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